Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 1648 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)



Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Miftāḥ sharḥ khalāṣāt al-miftāḥ by Ṭarasūsī, Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad, -1705 or 1706

Commentary on the compendium entitled Talkhīṣ al-miftāḥ تلخيص المفتاح by Qazwīnī, Jalāl al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd al-Raḥmān, 1267 or 8-1338 القزوينى، جلا ل الدين محمد بن عبد الرحمان

The compendium is a commentary on the Miftāḥ al-ʿulūm مفتاح العلوم of Sakkākī, Yūsuf ibn Abī Bakr السكاكي، يوسف بن أبي بكر

Language(s): Arabic


Printed catalogue no. 1680
Not mention in GAL
For the author see Sarkis 1238

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 70 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 21.0 × 15.2 cm.
Dimensions (written):


17 lines per page


Written in Naskhī; words commented on are overlined in red.



Origin: Date obliterated, probably 18th century CE

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on H. L. Gottschalk et al.: Islamic Arabic Manuscripts. Catalogue of the Mingana Collection of Manuscripts. Vol. IV. Revised edition edited by Derek Hopwood. Birmingham: Selly Oak Colleges, 1985, with additional enhancements.


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